Located in northern Italy, Lombardy is well-known for its rich culture and history, as well as wonderful winter sport opportunities. Lombardy’s boutique hotels offer travelers a unique experience with their intimate atmosphere and upscale designs. These hotels strongly believe in customer care for their guests, and go out of their way to make any vacation to Lombardy a memorable one.
Architectural marvels in Lombardy
Milan, the capital of Lombardy region, has some beautiful architectural landmarks on offer for visitors. The Milan Cathedral stands proud in the center of this city and is a spectacular example of Gothic architecture. It is one of the largest churches in the world, and its façade is decorated with 3400 statues and 135 gargoyles.
Santa Maria delle Grazie was designed by Guiniforte Solari, and is home to the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, ‘The Last Supper.’ This Gothic church has been dubbed a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its historical and cultural significance.
Charming towns in Lombardy
Well-known for its silk manufacturing, Como is a beautiful town with boutique hotels that will place you between the Italian Alps and stunning Lake Como. The cathedral here dates back to the 14th century, and is home to Renaissance-style statues of Pliny the Elder, and the Younger.
The town of Bergamo offers visitors a unique combination of Renaissance, Romanesque, and Neoclassical architecture. Piazza Vecchia, right in the heart of the old town, is surrounded by beautiful old palaces and a bell tower.